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Document ID (ISN)35371
CIS number 81-689
ISSN - Serial title 0015-6094 - Fonderie
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bau F., Sifflet P., Ulmer G.
Title Heat recovery and improvement of the working environment in steel foundries - Application of dust control measures in a fettling shop
Original title Récupération de chaleur et amélioration des ambiances de travail en fonderie d'acier - Application à la lutte contre les poussières dans un atelier d'ébarbage. [in French]
Bibliographic information Feb. 1980, Vol.35, No.396, p.57-64. Illus.
Abstract The fettling shop was equipped with a heating system consisting of 2 hot air distribution circuits obtained by recovery of energy from the cooling water from a battery of induction melting furnaces and the heat of workpieces leaving a heat treatment furnace. Measurement of airborne dust concentrations showed renewal of the air to be sufficient to reduce pollution to below exposure limits. The energy savings permit the capital invested in the installation to be amortised within 3-4 years.
Descriptors (primary) dust control; foundries; mechanical ventilation; air heating systems
Descriptors (secondary) airborne dust; fettling; dust level
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations